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Custom Shop, Made in Japan, 1966-1985: 001-1042 in sequence Custom Shop, Made in Japan, 1986-1990: Letter-####, like so: J7012.
The letter at the beginning represents the month, so J would be March (see chart above). Custom Shop, Made in Japan, 1991-1996: Letter-letter-###-letter, like so: HP213J. 111 is the unit number; and the final letter is an internal code. During 1999, they starting the count each month at 200 rather than 500. Tenryu/Wada Factory, Made in Japan, 1946-1968: #####.
Supported by the Scottish Government the unit has adopted a public health approach, treating violence as an infection which can be cured.
The VRU is the only police member of the World' Health Organisation's Violence Prevention Alliance.
The Scottish Violence Reduction Unit is a national centre of expertise on violence.